Sunday 17 December 2017

Four Dublin homes with four bedrooms under €400k

Right in Rialto

131 Herberton Road, Rialto, Dublin 8: €395,000
131 Herberton Road, Rialto, Dublin 8: €395,000
17 Mourne Close in Skerries: €310,000
66 Carrickmount Drive in Churchtown: €375,000
92 Hazelbury Park in Clonee, Dublin 15: €349,500

Four similar properties on the market in Dublin.

Right in Rialto

Where: 131 Herberton Road, Rialto, Dublin 8

Price: €395,000

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131 Herberton Road, Rialto, Dublin 8: €395,000

This recently-extended end-of-terrace house is located in one of Dublin's hottest postcodes, 25 minutes' walk from the city centre and close to both the Luas and several bus routes.

Externally, the 103sqm house features attractive brickwork, large bay windows and an ornate porch. There is a cobblelock drive area with off-street parking for up to six cars, handy if new owner-occupiers are planning to defray part of the cost of the mortgage by renting out some of the bedrooms. Side access leads to a west-facing cobblelock court yard.

A wide hallway has deep pile carpets, and to the right is the living room, which has a bay window. There's a feature fireplace with a gas fire. The hallway kitchen/dining extension to the rear is bright and has a breakfast bar and tiled splashbacks. One of the four bedrooms is downstairs - it's a single, and could be used as a study if not required as a bedroom. A downstairs bathroom is fully tiled with a power shower and heated towel rail.

Three of the bedrooms are upstairs. The master bedroom is in the room with the bay window to the front. The main bathroom is upstairs and it too is fully tiled with a power shower and heated towel rail.

Rialto village is around the corner, and is home to a variety of shops, including Ennis Butchers, which has a loyal following of customers from the neighbourhood and further afield.

The village has the air of being somewhere on the up - Portobello West? - with new cafés and shops appearing. Proximity to St James's Hospital and the new national children's hospital is another plus.

Agent: Brock Delappe (01) 633 4446

Straight to Skerries

Price: €310,000

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17 Mourne Close in Skerries: €310,000

17 Mourne Close in Skerries is a four-bedroom detached house with 162sqm of living space. The house has been extended and occupies a corner cul-de-sac site in this mature estate. An entrance porch with tiled floor leads to the open plan living/kitchen/dining room. The kitchen is fitted with high-gloss units and a Belling range cooker with double oven, dishwasher, fridge and integrated extractor fan are included in the sale, as is a multi-fuel stove set in a brick wall. A set of double doors leads to the back garden, where there's a pond, shed, and outdoor wood-burning oven, and there's a downstairs lavatory. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, one of which is en suite, and the family bathroom. A two-room granny flat has its own shower room.

Agent: Kelly & Co (01) 849 1155

Crib in Churchtown

Price: €375,000

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66 Carrickmount Drive in Churchtown: €375,000

66 Carrickmount Drive in Churchtown is an extended four-bedroom mid-terrace family home close to Dundrum and Churchtown villages. Downstairs there's a living room leading into a bright, extended dining room and fitted kitchen, while upstairs there are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside to the front there is off-street parking for two cars. The south-facing rear garden is in lawn and has a secluded patio area. The location is well served by public transport in terms of both bus and Luas and is handy for access to the M50. The area has a good choice of schools and recreational amenities nearby include Meadowbrook Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool, Marlay Park, and Airfield, currently offering free access to State exam students.

Agent: Lisney (01) 296 3662

Close to Clonee

Price: €349,500

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92 Hazelbury Park in Clonee, Dublin 15: €349,500

New to the market and with no current offers at the time of writing, 92 Hazelbury Park in Clonee, Dublin 15 is in excellent condition and has been maintained to a high standard by its current owners. Downstairs there is a large living room and modern kitchen plus dining room, while upstairs there are four bedrooms, with the master en suite. There's also a family bathroom and a guest lavatory. Outside there are gardens in lawn both front and rear, a handy garden shed for storing bicycles and sports equipment, and off-street parking for two cars. Hazelbury is a mature estate close to amenities and sports facilities and within easy reach of nearby schools. It is also close to Blanchardstown Shopping Centre and the M50 motorway.

Agent: Castle Wilson Moore Estate Agents (01)860 3270

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